Dedicated Minnesota Support Lawyer
Child support payments are determined based on guidelines set by the state of Minnesota. The parent that will be ordered to pay and the amount vary by situation, as every family circumstance is unique. That’s why it’s so important to have an attorney knowledgeable in all areas of family law to walk you through the child support process, both before and after the rules are established for your situation.
Three factors of child support in Minnesota
Basic Support – Under Minnesota law, basic support covers the child’s food, housing, clothing, transportation, education, and other expenses related to the everyday care of the child.
Medical Support – This includes providing dental and health insurance, payments for insurance costs paid for by the other parent, and reimbursements for uninsured dental and medical costs.
Child Care Support – Defined as costs for childcare or daycare when parents are at work or school.
Call us today to discuss your child support situation
In some cases, children are often the ones who end up suffering the most from a divorce. If you’re struggling with another party in regards to child support, not receiving your payments, or simply aren’t sure how to get the process started, call the experienced family law attorneys at Merrigan, Brandt & Ostenso, PA.. We have the skills to do what it takes to ensure your children are taken care of.